How can you play a vital role in sustaining the Niagara Symphony Orchestra? 

Join Ovation 365, the NSO's new donor circle, and extend the applause to share your love of the NSO! You donation of just a dollar-a-day can preserve and grow the NSO all year and ensure your Symphony remains an essential part of Niagara's musical and cultural landscape. 

Why Give? 

Experience Outstanding Performances 

  • Masterworks, POPS! & Family Concerts feature internationally acclaimed guest soloists alongside the musicians of your Niagara Symphony. You support means we can continue to present incredible concerts at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre. 

Share the Music

  • The power of music is universal. Your gift will deepen our connection to our community, giving more people the gift of music with afforadable ticket pricing and accessible outreach programs. 
  • We bring music beyond the concert hall and into the community with programs like the hands-on Instrument Petting Zoo, the NSO's Arts & Minds Wind Trio touring Niagara Region schools, and the NSO Story Quartet - now touring Niagara Region Senior's Centres.  
  • Through partnerships with organizations like the Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre, Bethesda Services, United Way, Niagara Health Foundation, and the Arts in Medicine initiative at the Walker Family Cancer Centre, the NSO is proud to facilitate a shared musical concert experience that can be inspiring and uplifting.

Inspire the Next Generation

  • Introductory music programs for all ages at Summer Music Camp, mentoring young musicians at The Academy@SMC, hosting masterclasses for students, lectures for seniors and service clubs - these programs are at the core of our commitment to providing music education in our community. 
  • The NSO opens doors to the arts, working with local elementary and high schools to share our knowledge and resources through classes, workshops, and concerts, and by creating opportunities for students to be featured in our Spotlight On! program, or to perform alongside professional musicians of the orchestra! 
  • Your donation brings music into classrooms to help the NSO create and inspire a new generation of musicians and music lovers. 

For just a dollar-a-day you can support the NSO's programming all year long with Ovation 365. Your one-time gift of $365 or your monthly pledge of $30.50 will be a sustaining gift of the orchestra and give you access to exclusive donor rewards! 


  • A Charitable Tax Reciept for the full amount of your contribution 
  • Recognition in the NSO's concert program, Overture, and online
  • An invitation to attend a working rehearsal of the orchestra 
  • Access to the Ovation 365 Lounge in the lobby at select performances 
  • Monthly offers from local restaurants to be enjoyed before or after performances 
  • Invitations to donor-exclusive events and discounted pricing for tickets to NSO special events 
  • A complimentary pair of tickets to an NSO performance of your choice 

Join Today: 

Make a one-time donation or set-up a monthly online Pledge using PayPal: 

To donate by cheque, credit card, or other method please contact:

Annie Slade
Marketing & Development Coordinator 
905-687-4993 x 225